Legal Secretary/Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Job Description

Legal Secretary/Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Dublin City Centre


The role:

Our client have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join their Litigation and Dispute Resolution department. The Litigation and Dispute Resolution department advises and represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, insurance, insolvency, procurement, pensions, judicial review, data breach, professional negligence and employment related disputes.

The successful candidate will provide secretarial and administrative support to a team of dedicated and experienced solicitors. The role will offer challenging, interesting and rewarding work within an innovative, progressive and supportive environment. This role will suit a legal secretary who is seeking to grow and develop in a busy but friendly team. This is a full time position however they will consider applications from candidates who wish to work part time also.

Responsibilities include:

Formatting briefs, pleadings, letters and other legal documents;
Analysing, researching and summarising legal information;
Corresponding with clients, witnesses and council;
Transcribing dictation;
Collecting information and preparing legal documents;
Filing, invoicing and general administrative support;
Diary management;
Reception cover as requested;
Other ad hoc activities as required.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Prior experience in a similar position;
Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload;
Strong attention to detail;
Good communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work on own initiative and to meet deadlines;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and case management system would be a distinct advantage.

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